William H. “Pop” Bowman ’49

William H. “Pop” Bowman ’49 of Clinton, N.C., died June 20, 2006. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force, having flown combat missions as a B-17 bombardier from a base in East Anglia, England. He was retired from Sears Roebuck, was a ruling elder at Wytheville Presbyterian Church and was president of the Wytheville Rotary Club. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Craig Bowman. Survivors include two sons, William Hammond Bowman III, P.O. Box 8476, Columbia, S.C. 29201; and George Dick Bowman of Charlotte, N.C.; two daughters, Mary Bowman Kayser and Jean Craig Bowman, both of Denver, N.C.; a brother, Eugene H. Bowman of Clover, S.C.; a sister, Susie Bowman Shannon of Palm Springs, Calif.; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.